Africa for kids: exploring a vibrant continent, 19 by Harvey Croze

By Harvey Croze

Africa is delivered to lifestyles during this imaginitive examine the crops, animals, and folks that make it this kind of interesting continent. reviews of either conventional tribes and smooth African towns exhibit Africa's range, and actual actions let youngsters to dive into the wealthy tradition through creating a Maasai bivouac protect, writing a fantasy within the African sort, operating as a box biologist, creating a ritual elephant masks, and studying to tie an African Kanga gown. This cross-cultural research additionally exhibits youngsters what demanding situations Africa faces at the present time whereas giving them a glance at what it's wish to survive this fascinating continent.

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Africa for kids: exploring a vibrant continent, 19 activities

Africa is dropped at existence during this innovative examine the vegetation, animals, and folks that make it this type of attention-grabbing continent. stories of either conventional tribes and smooth African towns show off Africa's variety, and actual actions enable young ones to dive into the wealthy tradition by way of creating a Maasai bivouac protect, writing a myth within the African sort, operating as a box biologist, creating a ritual elephant masks, and studying to tie an African Kanga gown.

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The lakes and rivers of Africa provide life-giving water and are a major means of transportation from one place to another. They are also the habitat of an important source of protein—fish—to millions of Africans, as well as the habitat of some ferocious beasts. The River Horse and the Pebble Worm One of the strangest animals to be found bobbing around in an African lake or river is the hippopotamus. Its name means “river horse” in Greek, but it’s nothing like a horse. For one thing, adult males can weigh as much as a pickup truck.

Use You’ll need pyramid you’ll have a space for decomposers your field guides to identify the species later. Pencil and on the other for omnivores (“omni” Keep going until you fill up the primary Paper means “all” or “everything” in Latin). Guess production box. If you don’t know whether an Clipboard what they eat? animal is a herbivore or a carnivore, just Binoculars make a note in the margin of your paper and Field guides to mammals, birds, and plants try to identify it later by looking it up in your field guide or by asking your science or 21 biology teacher.

The high price of A poor man is trying to grow crops on a tiny plot the luxurious coffee table encourages a whole line of of land with bad soil. It is the middle of a drought. suppliers—furniture makers, lumber yards, timber His maize crop has resulted in two miserable cans of importers, timber exporters, and lumberjacks—to corn. He has no money to buy food to feed his hun- work extra hard to produce it. The poor lumberjack, gry family. In the forest up the mountain there are like the charcoal maker in the first example, is more still many trees growing.

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